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ERIC Number: ED382102
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 170
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-335-09610-7
Higher Education: A Part-Time Perspective.
Tight, Malcolm
This book considers the meaning of part-time higher education, illustrates its scope, and looks at its relation to higher education as a whole. It provides a guide to the past, present, and future of part-time higher education in the United Kingdom. The book describes the institutions and students involved, and the context in which they operate. The position of part-time higher education in the United Kingdom is compared with that found in other developed countries. The case for part-time higher education is argued in terms of its value by comparison with full-time higher education. Alternative models of higher education are explored, and the prospects for the future development of part-time forms of provision are examined. (Contains approximately 400 references.) (JDD)
Open University Press, 1900 Frost Rd., Suite 101, Bristol, PA 19007 ($32).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom